Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Russian court jails Griner for nine years; US calls for release” – below is their description.
US basketballer Brittney Griner has been jailed for nine years by a Russian court.
The sentence comes nearly six months after Moscow airport security staff found vape cartridges containing cannabis oil in her luggage.
But the US is describing the ruling as a miscarriage of justice.
Al Jazeera’s Mike Hanna reports from Washington, DC.
–Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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